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The earliest known evidence of skiing comes from rock drawings in Norway from 4500-5000 BC.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_skiing

Skiing, or traveling over snow on skis, has a history of at least eight millennia. The earliest archaeological examples of skis were found in Russia and date to ...

www.skiinghistory.org/history/short-history-skis-0

A Short History of Skis. Author: Compiled by Morten Lund and Seth Masia. Painting: Håkon Håkonsson, the two-year-old future king of Norway, being taken from ...

www.freethepowder.com/pages/history-of-skiing

The history of skiing in photos from cave paintings in Norway to Lake Sindor, and the inventions of camber ski, metal edges, wood, plastic, shaped, fat skis.

snowbrains.com/the-origins-of-skiing-7000-years-ago

May 22, 2016 ... In ancient times, skiing was about getting from A to B on snow efficiently. ... by Olaus Magnus “Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus” (History ...

ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/12/first-skiers/ski-history-interactive

After the last ice age, Stone Age hunters began strapping long pieces of wood to their feet to travel farther and faster over snow in pursuit of the game that ...

www.bbc.com/travel/story/20101221-travelwise-where-did-skiing-come-from

Dec 22, 2010 ... The history of skiing spans from the Cro-Magnon man to the chairlift. Find out where to get closer to its roots.

www.loveandpiste.co.uk/historyofskiing.php

Information regarding the history of skiing, the first use of skiis, the advent of ski package holidays and different types of winter snowsports.

www.powder.com/stories/classics/history-skiing-5000-2011

Aug 17, 2016 ... 5000 B.C.: Rock paintings show hunters and gatherers using skis 5,000 years ago. 1850: Woodcarvers in Telemark, Norway, invent the ...

www.olympic.org/alpine-skiing-equipment-and-history

Ancient and modern Alpine Skiing history. Olympic Equipment and Rules. Ancient origins, First Competitions, Sondre Norheim, Evolution of Equipment.